How To Install x_dataio.e on Fedora 34

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install x_dataio.e on Fedora 34 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update x_dataio.e as well.

One-liner Install Command

If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install iraf
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install iraf

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is x_dataio.e and How to Install It?

First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running Fedora 34. This guide was written specifically with a server running Fedora 34 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install x_dataio.e on Fedora 34. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install x_dataio.e on Fedora 34 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install x_dataio.e using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install iraf

Install x_dataio.e on Fedora 34 using yum

Because x_dataio.e is available in Fedora 34’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

To begin, update local packages database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

Now can install x_dataio.e package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install iraf

How to upgrade (update) a single package x_dataio.e using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like x_dataio.e in this example you should use the following command:

yum update iraf

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade iraf

How to Upgrade x_dataio.e on Fedora 34 with dnf?

When you run the dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated. However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as the argument to the dnf update command.

dnf update iraf

How To remove x_dataio.e from Fedora 34

To uninstall only the x_dataio.e package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove iraf

Extra info and code examples

IRAF is the "Image Reduction and Analysis Facility". The main IRAF distribution includes a good selection of programs for general image processing and graphics. Other external or layered packages are available for applications such as data acquisition or handling data from other observatories and wavelength regimes such as the Hubble Space Telescope (optical), EUVE (extreme ultra-violet), or ROSAT and AXAF (X-ray). These external packages are distributed separately from the main IRAF distribution but can be easily installed. The IRAF system also the programmable Command Language scripting facility.


You now have a full guide on how to install x_dataio.e using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the x_dataio.e from Fedora 34.

See also:

How To Install x_dataio.e on Kali Linux

How To Install x_dataio.e on Debian 11

How To Install x_dataio.e on Fedora 34

How To Install x_dataio.e on CentOS 8

How To Install x_dataio.e on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install x_dataio.e on Ubuntu 21.04